See also: casqué

EnglishEdit

 
A 4th-century Roman ornamental casque

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French casque.

NounEdit

casque (plural casques)

  1. A helmet.
    • 1764, Horace Walpole, The Castle of Otranto, I:
      He beheld his child dashed to pieces, and almost buried under an enormous helmet, an hundred times more large than any casque ever made for human being, and shaded with a proportionable quantity of black feathers.
  2. A hard structure on the head of some birds, such as the hornbill or cassowary.
    • 2015, James Eaton et al., “Trade-driven extinctions and near-extinctions of avian taxa in Sundaic Indonesia”, in Forktail, page 2, column 2:
      Helmeted Hornbill, Rhinoplax vigil (CR): Restricted to the Thai-Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Borneo, this is the only hornbill species whose casque is solid keratin and therefore carvable.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish casco.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

casque m (plural casques)

  1. helmet
  2. hard hat
  3. headphones
  4. (zoology) casque

VerbEdit

casque

  1. first-person singular present indicative of casquer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of casquer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of casquer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of casquer
  5. second-person singular imperative of casquer

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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

casque

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of cascar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of cascar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of cascar.